Equipment Purchase — March 13, 2000 –Silterra Invests $150 Million in All-scanner Based Equipment

KULIM, MALAYSIA—Silterra's purchase of $150 million in equipment for its new foundry will support the startup's plan to increase production to 30,000 8-inch wafers per month by 2002, officials say. One purchase already made by the company is Asyst Technology Inc.'s SMIF-LPT product line. Silterra has also contracted with ASM Lithography (ASML) as its lithography supplier.

By Michael Sciannamea


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